Posted 09/11/2023

“In 2020, Bunnings delivered on a commitment to ensure that all timber products from natural forests were “fully certified”, and according to Responsible Woods Sustainability Manager Matt de Jongh the hardware giant has the power to “drive the market demand for sustainably sourced timber products.”

Supporting the Bunnings visit, Mr de Jongh met with Responsible Wood-certified Wespine, the Forest Products Commission (FPC), the Western Australian Plantation Resources, as well as the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and Source Certain.

The whirlwind trip saw Mr de Jong visit the Perth-based Source Certain laboratory, underpinning the importance of traceability of provenance given the increasing threat of conflict timber and illegal logging infiltrating global supply chains for forest products.”

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